Trimming Moustache

Shortened Question

Can beardless child trim his moustache?


If a person doesn’t have a beard at all (a child) is he allowed to trim his moustache?


In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.

We have not come across any prohibition on trimming the moustache[1].

And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

Hanif Yusuf Patel

Student Darul Iftaa

Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Ebrahim Desai.





[1] ذكر الطحاوي في شرح الآثار أن قص الشارب حسن ، وتقصيره أن يؤخذ حتى ينقص من الإطار وهو الطرف الأعلى من الشفة العليا قال والحلق سنة وهو أحسن من القص وهذا قول أبي حنيفة وصاحبيه رحمهم الله تعالى كذا في محيط السرخسي

[Al-Fatawa al-Hindiyya, 5:358, Maktaba Rashidiyyah]

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